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    • Animal Terminology
    • Goats
      • Doe/Nanny – mature female
      • Billy/ Buck – mature male
      • Kid – newborn
      • Doe kid – young female
      • Buck kid – young male
      • Wether – castrated male
      • Chevron – meat
    • Sheep
      • Ewe – mature female
      • Ram – mature male
      • Lamb – newborn/young; also the meat from a young sheep
      • Ewe lamb – young female
      • Ram lamb – young male
      • Wether – castrated male
      • Mutton – meat from a sheep older than one year of age
    • Swine - Hogs or Pigs
      • Sow – mature female
      • Boar – mature male
      • Piglet – newborn or very young
      • Gilt – young female
      • Shoat – young male
      • Barrow – castrated male
      • Pork – meat from swine
    • Horses
      • Mare – mature female
      • Stallion – mature male
      • Foal – newborn
      • Filly – young female
      • Colt – young male
      • Gelding – castrated male
    • Cattle
      • Cows – mature females that can reproduce
      • Bulls – male cattle that can reproduce
      • Calf – young cattle too young to reproduce
      • Bullocks – young male bulls that cannot reproduce
      • Heifer – young female cattle; has not had offspring
    • Cattle (continued)
      • Steers – castrated male that cannot reproduce
      • Beef – meat from cattle
      • Veal – meat from calves
    • Chickens
      • Hen – mature female
      • Cock (Rooster) – mature male
      • Chick – newborn
      • Pullet – young female
      • Capon – castrated male
      • Layer – hen used for laying eggs
      • Broiler/Fryer – chickens grown to eat
    • Turkey
      • Hen – mature female
      • Tom – mature male
      • Poult – very young
      • Capon – castrated male